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chill tonight in relations between the united states and russia. president obama today scrapped plans for a one-on-one meeting with president putin in moscow next month. the white house cited a lack of progress on critical issues. but the last straw was putin's decision to give temporary asylum to edward snowden, the n.s.a. leaker. and it represents the latest failure in mr. own's long-stated goal of rebooting u.s./russian relations. major garrett is at the white house. major? >> reporter: norah, before killing the summit, president obama asked the state department and department if anything could be achieved with president putin on arms control, missile defense, syria or human rights. across the board the answer came back no. as one top presidential advisor told us "nothing added up, and we weren't going to have a summit for the sake of appearances." president obama did not announce his intention to cancel the summit on the "tonight show," but he left plenty of hints. >> there have been times where they slip back into cold war rhinking and a cold-war mentality and what i consis
homes and trees but there were no reports of injuries. >>> president obama's cancellation of the attendance of the summit is being applauded by the u.s. lawmakers from both parties. in a written statement the white house said we believe it would be more constructive to postpone the summit until we have more results from our shared agenda. the u.s. and russia have been butting heading over russia granting asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden. a meeting between the u.s. and russian defense ministers is still scheduled for tomorrow. >>> this morning there are reports of another suspected u.s. drone strike in yemen. at least six suspected al qaeda members were killed according to local officials. it would be the third day in a row and the sixth such strike in less twan two weeks. yemen's government said yesterday it had foiled al qaeda plots to seize gas missiles. >>> president obama talked about the terrorism threat that forced the u.s. to temporarily shut 19 diplomatic posts during a visit to camp pendleton, california. he talked about the war on afghanistan and sexual assaul
. groups against the financing say they will continue to fight the president obama poe sal and will protest outside of city hall. it has the votes to pass the 15-member council. >>> this year's first meteor shower will occur above the skies of maryland. we have skies of last year. hundreds of meteors are expected to blaze through the sky every year. they produce for fire balls than any other meteor shower. >>> hopefully we're going to see more sunshine today. outside right now it's mostly cloudy, quite sticky and it's going to get warmer than it was this past weekend. wjz is live with first warning weather. meteorologist tim williams out in the out back and chelsea ingram over in the weather center. good afternoon, chelsea. >> hello. that humidity certainly back ine picture today. temperatures are rather warm. the upper 70s to lower 80s in a lot of spots. 83 baltimore, 81 hagerstown. cooler out west. very warm in the dc area, 87 degrees. they take over the cake. locally, looking at temperatures in the low 80s across the regions as well. 82 kent island, 80 rock hall. dew points on the rise.
. >>> president obama will be taking questions on those topics and more in a news conference this afternoon. major garrett is at the white house. major, a lot of topics to be discussed. >> reporter: a great deal of topics norah and anthony. evacuation of embassy personnel, yemen, the uptick of strikes by drones. terror alert, russian issues. all of those terror alerts and security situations will sort of haunt that vacation as will the destabilized situation in egypt. the president said his deputy secretary of state there and two members of the senate john mccain and lindsey graham to try to negotiate efforts, those have fired. the white house seems powerless to direct things. he'll use his press conference to again, drive his retooled economic message which reemphasizes debt reduction and elevates job growth and wage growth and the president will try to use that message after he returns from his vacation to persuade republicans not at to force a confrontation overa shutdown or crisis over a debt ceiling that could lead to a government default. norah and anthony? >> tha
is super power. what's the message when president obama spends a day and a half with the president of china and then says it doesn't make sense for me to go to moscow. >> the u.s. and russia have not been seeing eye to eye on a host of issues, including syria, missile defense and human rights. president obama's top national security advisors said one on one level talks would not be productive. >> we were not at the point in our progress on a number of these issues where a summit at the presidential level was the most constructive step. >> the obama administration says this is not a break in u.s. and russia relations. talks will continue just not at a presidential level. on friday john kerry and chuck hagel with meet with their russian counter parts. >>> a huge fire at a airport in nairobi kenya is stranding does dozens of marylanders >> reporter: 10 volunteers were on their way to the airport to come home when the massive fire broke out. the flames and smoke destroyed most of the international terminal. international flights are now back in the air but the group could be delayed for days be
>>> the last straw. president obama cancels a one- on-one meeting with russian president vladimir putin. >> what the president is saying. >> hi, everybody. i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what everybody is talking about. >> less than a week after russia grants asylum to edward snowden, president obama says he will not meet one on one with russian president vladimir putin next month. >> reporter: russia granting temporary asylum to edward snowden was not the only reason president obama called off next month's meeting with vladimir putin. but it may have been the last straw. >> we have a lot of fish to fry, if you will, with the russians. we have a lot of issues to engage with the russians. >> reporter: the political snub is the first time in decades an american president has canceled a publicly-announced meeting with the russian leader. >> i think the portrayal of washington is this is kind of a tit for tat. >> they haven't been seeing eye on eye on a range. issues. and this wasn't the right time for a meeting. >> reporter: putin reclaimed the presidency. u.s. russian p
in custody for a dallas shooting spree that has left at least four people dead. >> president obama canceled his meeting with president vatputin. >> also he didn't like putin's demands shrtirtless on horseback. >> winners of the powerball. >> paerjs thrown from the bus. 23 were injured. >> all that -- >> can i have your number please. >> uh-oh. he's feeling it. the big finish. >> -- and all that matters. >> caretakers implemented a way to keep the developingation under control. they're bringing it on on "cbs this morning." >> if he really wanted to hurt putin putin, he would have said he was coming and just stood him up. trust me. that hurts a lot more. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is on assignment so anthony mace season with us zbhood morning. nice to see you. >> food morning. we're glad to have you here. >>> a wild five is racing across southern california. 1,500 people have evacuated. the fire has burned a dozen homes and other structures. >> so far three people are hurt. the silver fire broke out 35 miles east of
insurgency from the pakistani taliban and their allies. >>> president obama says he wants the american people to have confidence in the check and balances in government surveillance programs. today, he rolls out new steps to make that happen. marlie hall reports for wjz from the white house. >> reporter: president obama uses the beginning of his 25th formal white house news conference to wade into the debate on government surveillance. >> given the history of abuse by governments, it's right to ask questions about surveillance. particularly as technology is reshaping every aspect of our lives. >> reporter: the president says he will appoint a panel of outside experts to tackle the big questions about the balance between national security and americans' privacy. and they'll consider how we can maintain the trust of the people. how we can make sure that there absolutely is no abuse in terms of how these surveillance technologies are used. >> reporter: panel will present its findings to the president in 60 days. and he will send recommendations to congress on ways to increase tranparency by the
. mare selive -- mary is live in the newsroom with more on the canceled meeting between president obama and russian president putin. >> president obama said he is pulling out of a one-to-one scheduled meeting to take place before the g8 summit next month. it is likely in response to russia's decision to give temporary asylum to edward snowden. the obama administration's official reason is lack of topic for discussion. they will see each other at group meetings. back to you. >> the kremlin says it is disappointed. a senior aide to president putin said mr. obam is -- mr. obama is still welcome. >>> a getaway caught on tape. wjz is live. rochelle ritchie with more on why this particular crime bringing in the fbi. >> reporter: as we all know, diesel fuel is extremely flammable. and if in the wrong hands, it can be dangerous, even deadly. >> reporter: baltimore county police need your help finding out who was behind the wheel of this white box truck, believed to be carrying 5,000 gallons of stolen diesel fuel. >> if we have a vehicle description, that is helpful. but that doesn't give us the
policies to lower prisoners. >> thank you. >>> and president obama is taking a break from washington this week. he's spending time with his family on martha's vineyard, but va t the vacation comes as the economy nosedives. >> the president has done so less than his pred sez or george w. bush. 14 trips and 19 days. one kmon thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped onto the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallop constantly tracks presidential approval. mr. obama's is at 42% with 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 41% last week, a low not seen since december of 201. when the president's approval rating dips this low, it's usually due to defections among democrats. surveillance have unsettled the president's place. republicans accuse him of ducking the issue for weeks. >> when the story initially broke, the president went undercover. he was trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud t
. >>> the president and first lady spoke today in orlando at the disabled national convention. president obama outlined several priorities. >> the fight to recover from the wounds of war. and this may be your greatest triumph of all. because rather than being defined by what you lost, by what you can't do, you inspire america [ inaudible ] with what you can do. >> president obama outlined several priorities for veterans including certain bull jets that are elevated, homelessness is reduced and jobs and educational benefits are boosted. he announced the american veterans disabled for life memorial which will be unveiled next year in the nation's capitol. >>> playing the lottery pours millions into the state coffers. but it's not all good news tas competition from casinos gross lottery revenues are down. pat warren has details on a drop in ticket sales. >> reporter: that's right. marylanders willing to gamble on winning are enriching the state with their losses but every silver lining has a cloud. that ticket you bought today may not be worth anything to you tonight but it's a win for the state.
. what president obama is doing to make sure he doesn't have to choose benghazi. >> plus, a helicopter kills four people from maryland. >>> but first, here's a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. good luck. we are back in just a moment. ♪ [ crashing ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite food starts a fight, fight back fast with tums. trusted heartburn relief that goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum, tum tum tum tums! >> good morning, and welcome back to eyewitness news sunday morning. thanks for joining us. i'm chelsea ingram. looking at temperatures sitting in the lower 70s. taking a quick look at today's forecast, we will see temperatures around 84 degrees by the afternoon with the chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. around 75 degrees with clouds breaking. you may even get a chance to see a meteor shower if you are in one of those lucky dry spots. as for ocean city forecasts, and you enjoy the beach today. temperatures around 81 degrees out there. partly sunny skies. slight chance of showers and thunderstorms there as well. the water temp
the russians granted asylum in maryland, nsa leaker edward snowden, president obama said he will not travel next month to sit down with russian president vladimir putin. the white house acknowledges that that relationship does have a lot of challenges. but insists it is still looking for ways the two countries are working together. co emreports from the white house. >> reporter: russia granting temporary asylum to edward snowden was not the only reason president obama called off next month's meeting with russian president vladimir putin. but it may have been the last straw. >> we have a lot of fish to fry. a >> reporter: this is the first time in decades that an american president has canceled a meeting with a russian leader. >> i think for washington, this is kind of a tit for tat in respect to whether it was going to be productive. >> this wasn't the right time for a meeting. >> reporter: while relations have turned frostier since the former cold war advocacy, u.s. russian policy jeffrey mancov says this isn't a freeze. >> i think it signals that we've reached kind of a because. they -- t
. president obama changes a plan to meet with president putin. >> reporter: the white house says when president obama goes to russia next month, he will not sit down with vladimir putin. president obama had planned to stop in moscow for a one-on-one meeting with the president. a white house statement said, we believe it would be more constructive to postpone the summit until we have more results from our shared agenda. russia's decision to grant edward snowden temporary asylum was part of the decision. >> there have been times where they put us back into cold war thinking and cold war mentality. and what i consistently say to them and what i say to president putin is, that's the past. >> reporter: during an appearance on nbc's the tonight show, with jay leno, the president also emphasized that tension would not keep him from the larger g20 summit in st. petersburg. >> it's not something unique to russia. they're hosting it this year. but it's important for us, as the leading economy in the world to host it there. >> reporter: the white house says the lines of communication are still o
. >>> major surveillance announcement. what president obama says about changes to controversial spying programs. >>> yet another chance for showers and storms today. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast with bob. ,,,, this summer, new york state is back and open for business. with endless beaches, hundreds of miles for hiking...or biking. endless rivers and streams ready to take your breath away. and more than enough wineries to please every pallet. we're ready to make your new york state vacation perfect. there's never been a better time to vacation in new york state. plan your vacation at iloveny.com >>> it's 80 degrees and light rain in central maryland. the complete forecast is coming up. president obama says he wants the american people to have confidence in the checks and balances in the government surveillance programs. a short time ago, he rolled out new steps to make that happen. marlie hall reports for wjz from the white house. >> reporter: president obama used his 25th white house conference. >> it's right to ask about surveillance, particularly as technolog
dispute. denise is in the newsroom to explain why obama canceled a meeting with putin. >> reporter: it was because of nsa leaker edward snowden. the canceled trip follows russia's decision to grant asylum to snowden. snowden had been holed up since fleeing the u.s. for hong kong, then russia. obama confirmed last night that he still plans to attend a g8 sumilate, despite some calls for the u.s. to boycott that gathering. lawmakers from both parties support the president's decision to cancel this trip to moscow. >> the kremlin say its is disappointed with the president's decision. but the white house says the lines of communication are still open. and secretary of state john kerry will meet his russian counterpart later woo week in washington. >>> a dramatic theft is under investigation tonight in baltimore county. $20,000 worth of diesel fuel is stolen from a local fueling company. and the getaway truck is caught on camera. wjz is live. rochelle ritchie explains, how the suspects pulled off such an elaborate theft. and why the company is so concerned. rochelle? >> reporter: as we a
commentary. he pointed out when he was senator obama and wasn't quite fully knowledgeable about these programs he was opposed to them and only when becoming president obama and saw what was going on became a very forceful advocate for them. >> schieffer: the president was asked-- says now that you're saying we need to shine some more light on this, now we need more transparency, he said he was-- he was asked, "does this mean now nathat edward snowden was a whistleblower? do you have a different idea?" and he said, "well, he's not a patriot." what do you think of edward snowden? did he do us all a service here by bringing this forward? >> i'll offer two comment. i've actually thought about this. clearly the debate was coming. he accelerated it. he didn't inform it. he made it more emotional. there are some real downside to what he's done. i'll give you an example. you and i witnessed katrina. the levees around lake ponch train are the strongest they've been in a century but katrina was still a bad thing and that's how i view mr. snowden. as regard to how to categorize him-- we us
. and president obama said he'll make practices more transparent and accountable. ruppersbergerer says those programs are needed. >> we need this program and the president understands that. >> did you feel the agency invaded anyone's privacy. >> absolutely not. >> reporter: lon snowden said much of what the president said is superficial. snowden's father says he has not spoken with his son since he left the u.s. >>> more than a dozen embassies are back open tonight after security concerns shut them down earlier this month. u.s. officials say it was the most serious terror threat in years. even comparing the threat to the 9/11 attacks. today the u.s. embassy in tripoli and cairo reopened. but the embassy in yemen remains closed. >>> back in the states, the california teenager will son see her family again. she was missing for a week. hannah anderson was rescued after law enforcement shot and killed her alleged abductor. marly hall reports for wjz. >> reporter: after nearly a week of worry, raffle and sarah brit will soon be reunited with their granddaughter. >> we're going to hug her. >> repo
debate about u.s. surveillance practices, and late last week president obama vowed to make the program more transparent and accountable. >> some steps to make americans more comfortable will actually make americans less safe. >> reporter: republican congressman peter king says surveillance is a legitimate role of government. >> we're talking about life and death, and having lived in new york through 9/11, i know what that means. we cannot afford to have this be a debating society. we need decisions made quickly, yes or no, up and down. lives are at state. >> reporter: lon snowden said much of what the president discussed on friday was superficial. susan mcginnis, cbs news. >>> two of three people reported missing from a mud slide in central colorado have been found safe. at least one person was killed by the mudslides, which destroyed six homes in manitou springs. a woman seen clinging to a free friday night is still unaccounted for. 30 others' homes were also damaged. >>> and firefighters in southern california expect to fully contain a fast-moving wildfire that destroyed at least 26
the abuse escalated where karla porter felt the fear of danger or president obama was imminent. >> prosecutors -- bodily harm was imminent. >> prosecutor john cox says porter that even if everything she said is true it still doesn't excuse what she has done. >> porter's the last of five co- conspirators to go on trial. the hitman is serving life in prison. >> thank you mike. if convicted prosecutors say they'll seek a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for porter. >>> we're following another developing court story, a traveling hospital technician charged with infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis c has reached a plea deal with prosecution. david kia cow ski is set to plead guilty for a prison term of 30 to 40 years. he has hepatitis c and injected himself with painkiller syringes taken from hospitals and replaced the drug with saline solution tainted with his blood. he has infected at least four dozen patients in several states including maryland. >>> major changes in the upcoming school year for harford county and parents are outraged adds they have learn
is doing is okay with me? >> it's great, it's essential. president obama thinks it's essential. it's essential if we want -- if we want to minimize the kind of strikes that we just had in boston. it's absolutely essential. >> but what point would it be alarming to you, in terms of government surveillance? at what point would your red line be crossed? >> if the government used it to do political targeting, if the democrats used it to go after republicans. if republicans used it to go after democrats. in other words if it became -- we stopped looking for terrorists, and we started looking for people with on the other side of the aisle. >> it's so interesting, charlie, to hear from larry ellison because he does so few interviews. it's rare to hear from him, especially on this nsa issue. so does he think we deserve privacy? >> he doesn't -- well i think he probably does think there's some point. but i do not get him to tell me where the red line was. >> yeah. >> you know that debate in fact hillary clinton said in her speech one of the things she's going to make
that and russia >> snowden is accused of leaking classified information. late last week president obama announced plans to make programs more transparent and accountable. ruppersberger said reform is needed but those programs protect americans. >> we need this program. the president understands that. >> do you at this point feel that the agency has invaded anyone's privacy? >> absolutely not. >> lon snowden said much of what the friday suggested friday about reviewing nsa programs is super official. >> snowden's father said he has not spoken with his son since he departed the u.s. >> the son has been charged with espionage. >>> a baltimore county girl is being treated after she's drug by her dog. it happened yesterday around 4:president -- at 4:30 at cotswald court. >>> closing arguments are set to begin today in the murder for hire trial of karla porter. she told jurors he suffered years of verbal and physical abuse at the hands of her son. the five defendants are serving prison time. >>> towson was the location of a car crash that sent eight people in the hopped. it happened on the beltway. a
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